Specifications – Dornier Do 18 (D-1)

Crew: 4

Length: 19.23 m (63 ft 1 in)
Wingspan: 23.70 m (77 ft 9 in)
Height: 5.32 m (17 ft 5¾ in)
Wing area: 98.0 m² (1,055 ft²)
Empty weight: 6,680 kg (14727 lb)

Max. takeoff weight: 8,500 kg (18,739 lb) (Normal take-off)
(Catapult weight: 10,000 kg (22,046 lb)

Powerplant:

2 × Junkers 205C-4 six-cylinder, vertically opposed diesel engine
451 kW (C-engine) (605 hp) (take-off power) each

Performance:

Maximum speed: 250 km/h (135 knots, 155 mph) at sea level
Cruise speed: 190 km/h (103 knots, 118 mph) (max endurance cruise)
Range: 3,500 km (1,890 nmi, 2,175 mi)
Service ceiling: 4,350 m (14,270 ft)
Climb to 1,000 m (3,300 ft): 7.5 min

Armament:

1 × 7.92 mm MG 15 machine gun in each of bow and dorsal positions
2× 50 kg (110 lb) bombs under starboard wing

Dornier Do18

Dornier Do18D

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